Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 47.37
Liaison Holly Andersen
Submission Date Jan. 26, 2021

STARS v2.2

Bennington College
OP-17: Support for Sustainable Transportation

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.80 / 1.00
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Does the institution have a bicycle-sharing program or participate in a local bicycle-sharing program?:
Yes

A brief description of the bicycle sharing program:

We purchase bicycles for our students with helmets that are throughout campus so that they can borrow.


Does the institution participate in a car sharing program?:
No

A brief description of the car sharing program:

We have none that is specific to Bennington College, though we do utilize this Vermont based programs. https://www.connectingcommuters.org/


Does the institution offer preferential parking or other incentives for fuel efficient vehicles?:
Yes

A brief description of the incentives for fuel efficient vehicles:

Yes, we offer electric plug in's at buildings and grounds for our electric vehicles.


Does the institution have one or more Level 2 or Level 3 electric vehicle recharging stations that are accessible to student and employee commuters?:
Yes

A brief description of the electric vehicle recharging stations:

They are here at buildings and ground and just require scheduling with Buildings and Grounds.


Does the institution have incentives or programs to encourage employees to live close to campus?:
No

A brief description of the incentives or programs to encourage employees to live close to campus:

No, not at this time.


Does the institution have other programs or initiatives to encourage more sustainable modes of transportation and/or reduce the impact of student and employee commuting?:
Yes

A brief description of other programs or initiatives to encourage more sustainable modes of transportation and/or reduce the impact of student and employee commuting:

So while the College does not specifically use their own program, but relay on existing programs and busing, https://www.connectingcommuters.org/, https://greenmountainpower.com/rebates-programs/electric-vehicles/ev-rebate/


Website URL where information about the institution’s support for sustainable transportation is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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